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this is kpix5 news on kbcw. >> the coast guard is called in for island evacuations and the brush fire burns out of control for hours. good evening, i'm juliette goodrich. >> that fire started around 3:00 this afternoon near antioch. that's where kristen ayers is stationed tonight. kristen. >> reporter: yeah, and tonight if you take a look over my shoulder and look very close, you can actually still see the glow of some of those flames across the delta. the good news is, the fire is under control and no one was hurt. but firefighters are letting the heavy brush on the island burn out to try and cut down on the fire danger at a time when it is unseasonally high. by evening, chopper 5 showed the fire on kim ball island flaired to several acres, fueled by an overgrowth of tender, dry brush, george
watched it raging from across the delta in antioch. >> it spread bigger and late l bit bigger andin' and eventually it was down to the island. >> and people on this island had to be evacuated as the fire formed a ring around structures. >> the lack of rain and the unseasonally dry conditions just makes fire conditions just as bad as in the middle of fire season. >> the intensity of the fire, a direct result of severe drought conditions that caused fire season to wear on months longer than normal. what made matters worse, the location of the fire on an island that you can only reach by water. >> nobody even showed up out there for 2 1/2 hours. >> that's because firefighters were scrambling to figure out which island was burning and how to get there. >> you can't just drive up to it.
>> instead, firefighters battled the flames from the water and from the air. and there is no official cause tonight. we did hear some reports from people who live here that the island is full of abandoned cabins and squatters. we heard one unconfirmed report that the fire could have been started by transient. reporting live, kristen ayers, kpix5. >> you heard the firefighters say conditions are as bad as the middle of fire season. this year, this might be the middle of fire season. it may stretch into spring and summer. we are the highest risk over the next couple days. that's where the red flag warning is because the wind there, especially at the peeks are 20, 30, or 40 miles per hour. you need wind, dry fuel, which we have had. you also need low relative humidity. all three of those things come together, we will have that tonight, tomorrow night through thursday morning. look at these highs from today. mid january. new record for san jose. new record for oakland. new record for san francisco
all in the 70s. the warmest spot that i could find and it was warm. 82 degrees today and today might not be the warmest day of the week. we'll talk about how warm we are going to get and if any rain fall is in the forecast. that's coming up in ten minutes. >> right now, the bomb squad is looking at a suspicious device. joe vasquez is live with details. >> reporter: we are here at 46th avenue and you can see behind me, police have actually blocked off this street and they are telling people, some people along this area to evacuate their homes for now as they try to figure out what is going on. they were called out here in the 6:00 hour for a suspicious device. they didn't elaborate. it's a suspicious device and at some point, they detonated the suspicious device. normally, the bomb squad is here, they found some kind of explosive and decided to blow it up in the property itself.
now, the difference here as we covered a bunch of these. this one did some damage. brian, who is a freelance journalist who does some photography work for us tells us that it was actually a liquor store that sustained some damage here near 46th and juda. we'll see if we can see that for ourselves. we'll bring you more details as we get them. at this point, there's no danger to the public. no one is injured, but a suspicious device was detonated and caused some problems. >> all right, we'll have more at 11:00 on kpix5, thank you. the cbs news has obtained exclusive video of the asiana flight 214. it's from the firefighters themselves as they race to the burning wreckage at sfo. most importantly, this new video shows us what those emergency responders saw when they got there. including the teenage girl who would ultimately be killed by a fire truck.
>> you're looking at video taken from a camera that was mounted on the helmet of a san francisco firefighter responding to the asiana crash. >> don't go in there. anybody goes in there, they are dead. >> from that video and a camera mounted on a fire truck, firefighters did notice 16-year- old, juan, lying on the ground beside the plane. and when she was spotted, drivers were warned to avoid what they thought was her lifeless body. >> there's a body right there. right in front of you. >> throughout the investigation, we have been told that she was hit by a truck because she was covered in fire suppression foam. but according to cbs review of these videos, she was spotted before she was covered by any foam and she was hit by a truck some 15 minutes after those early warnings. only after an autopsy did we learn that she was, in fact, alive before the accident.
>> those injures she received, she was alive at the time. >> stop, stop, stop. >> that helmet cam video was provided to cbs news by a source close to the victim's family. because this accident is the subject of a lawsuit, there is no comment from the san francisco fire department. police are investigating san jose's third homicide of the year, just 14 days into 2014. gun shots were heard in the area in ede avenue. police found man's body there. they searched the area and talked to neighbors, but so far, no arrests. there's also no word on a possible motive. >> three teenage boys admitted to assaulting a student who later hanged herself. that is according to documents obtained by the mercury news. the incident happened at a house party in 2012. 15-year-old, audrey pot was so humiliated, she took her life. two of the boys finished
serving their time. the third is in the middle of a 45 day sentence. the boys also admitted to possessing naked pictures of pot and another girl. all three will undergo counseling and community service. students and faculty at a bay area high school are on alert after a man walked into a girl's locker room and exposed himself. it happened around 5:30 yesterday afternoon at south san francisco high school. police say a naked man walked into the locker room while several cheerleaders were changing after practice. the students immediately called police. >> obviously, we want to make sure they are supported emotionally. so we offered services to those they have on site and then hopefully, might have had the opportunity because they are families as well. >> the suspect is described as a man in his 40s about 5'10" with a pot bellly. officer say there is no surveillance video from the school to go on. you recognize this guy? if so, police in fremont want to hear from you. he robbed the u.s. bank about
10:30 yesterday morning. police say he gave the teller a note, but did not show any weapon. he fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. >> at least 18 people in the bay area died from the flu this season. the latest case involved a vallejo man in his 40s. sudden surge in flu activity has people scrambling to get vaccinated. several pharmacies replenished their supply. they are expecting thousands more doses in the coming days. >> elmwood jail won't be seeing many visitors this week. visits are being restricted because of three confirmed cases of swine flu. there are four other suspected cases and the jail is taking health precautions, but is not quarantining sick inmates. two children in the hospital tonight after a gunman opened fire at a new mexico middle school. omar tells us the shooter in
custody is a 7th grader. >> the school day had bare barely begun. a fellow student entered carrying a band instrument case. police say he opened up the case, pulled out a shotgun and started shooting. >> two students were injured, a boy and a girl, as well as a school safe member. >> the shooting lasted ten seconds. that's when 8th grade social studies teacher approached the gunman. >> mr. masterson began to talk to him, put it down. the young man put the gun down and raised his hands. >> took the subject into custody a short time later. the lieutenant had been dropping off his son and brought in by the principal. >> i commend the principal and the people that work at this school for saving many more lives. >> the student victims were flown to a hospital while
parents waited at a nearby wall to be reunited with their churn. hundreds of roswell families attended prayer vigils tuesday night to pray for the injured and for healing. cbs news. >> so students can meet with counselors. >> allegedly shooting and killing a man at the movies. 71-year-old, curtis reaves, made his first court appearance today. he is charged with second- degree murder. reaves is accused of shooting 42-year-old chad olsen after the two argued. >> there seems to be a confrontation, i'm not sure who threw the pop cairn and bang, he was shot. >> the prosecutor says this may not be reef's first altercation. a woman has stepped forward saying the suspect following her to the restroom in december
for foster children, big and small. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help make a foster child's night a little cozier. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. mblyman mark stone california lawmakers pushing for a statewide ban on filtered cigarettes. assemblyman says discarded cigarette butts are big environmental and public health problem. his bill would essentially force smokers to use nonfiltering cigarettes or face heavy fines. he admits it's a long shot, saying it's all about opening a discussion. >> if we hadn't done something that is as striking as this, then nobody is going to be talking about it because there's no motivation to make changes. >> according to a study highlighted in stone's bill about 45,000 tons of cigarette butts end up as litter every year worldwide. >> a group of bay area students have started a new trend for
battling cyber bullies. annette shows us they are fighting back by being nice. >> hey, i want to make sure you are getting your phone. >> leadership class in byron is one place where cell phones and social media are encouraged. but only if you play nice. >> make everybody smile because everyone is wonderful. >> if that naive comment has you rolling your eyes, then these kids have a message for you. there's too much negativity on social media and they are going to change that. their campaign started after someone posted a negative facebook page about a teacher here and a student asked, how can i stop this? teacher, kim's answer was, hash tag, i can help. >> it was common nothing if you see something negative, you know what to do. >> the students respond with kind words and ask the person to stop. if it's bad enough, they report it and they do it in
overwelming numbers. it disappears. >> it works. we have taken down a lot of negative sites. >> a fake provile. >> it was a picture of me with my face and it had words. >> the person here made a fan page for jennifer. >> it helped me so much that someone would do something so nice for me. >> she was also bullied online and these kids stood up for her. >> once i can get started, it helps me to realize i'm not alone. >> the campaign is taking off by leaps and bounds. cars spoken to more than 100 people across the state. she wanted to go national. >> the big thing i'm telling them is together, we're powerful and together we can delete negativity. >> when the message comes from your peers, it's much more influential. >> it feels great to stand up for someone. >> you'll find this picture on
instagram. kpix5. >> the teacher started a page and she wants to start a website to promote a nationwide campaign. >> it has been 22 years since san jose's cristie won figure skating gold. >> another san jose skating fee no , phenom is heading to sochi. she sat down with betty tonight. >> she was on the ice at 20 months. out of bed at 5:00 a.m. on most school days and at the rink six days a week. and this weekend, paulina edmonds made the u.s. olympic figure skating team. >> it hasn't sunk in yet, but it is very exciting and it makes me really happy and really proud. >> the sophomore is the youngest u.s. winter olympian since her idol in 1998. those who know the team knew
this was coming. >> it's hard work and she and her family have been committed to this since day one. >> you know, she was born, because i can see very unusual things. >> her mom is part of her team of coaches. this trip of two is extra special. >> it's very exciting and just so crazy to think that i'm going to the olympics in russia where my mom grew up. >> there is talk that right now, she's the future of ice skating. >> i feel a little bit nervous because i want to skate well. but i'm excited to go and show everyone what i can do. >> paulina says her only goal is to skate two clean programs. the rest is up to the judges. until then, you'll find her practicing here until the winter games begin on february 6. in san jose, betty yu,
kpix5. >> and paulina is a sophomore in san jose. >> for a second there, i got a little chill just looking at the ice skating rink. i did feel chilly. >> that is the only chill you're going to have for a while. this forecast offers no chill as well as none of a lot of other stuff. 82 in calastoga. this evening we cooled off in the 40s. drop down to the 30s overnight tonight. the oakland touch down of the bay bridge. berkeley in the background, you will be in the 40s. lots of 30s, including napa, concorde, fremont, upper 30s, san jose dropping to 40 degrees. there's been a change in the forecast for the championship game. that ridge of high pressure now looks like it will keep seattle dry. i would say advantage 49ers. one of the things seattle can
do is whip up a nice storm for the visiting team. not the case this time. cloudy skies, 52 degrees. better weather for your san francisco had theres. in santa clara where they will be playing next year, sunny and warm tomorrow. that's correct, 73 degrees. sunny and warm on thursday. another 07-degree day. megaridge, been with us for five months. it's been a traffic jam. that ridge is stuck to the west because what's in front of it is not moving. until that guy in front of it a big low pressure area over eastern canada until that moves, the high will not have a chance to move. we are stuck with that. any storm that tries to get close rides over the ridge and misses us by about a thousand miles right now. very warm weather for you. record lies for tomorrow and thursday. beginning friday, we'll be above average. we cool off quickly, but we
cool off quickly, too. 75 for los altos. ant yak, walnut creek, 70 in san francisco tomorrow. nevada 71. napa, another day in the 70s for you. clover dale, 75 degrees. you get the point. warm tomorrow. warm again on thursday. a couple degrees cooler on friday, but still sunny. we are sunny over the weekend and the top of next week, we are still sunny. we very much need the rain fall and not receive any, not your forecast, we'll be right back. ,,,,,, the great american novel.
h-b-o series about san a red carpet premier tonight at the castro theater for a new hbo series about san francisco. it's called looking and feature three gay men trying to find their way in life. it's been called the gay sex in the city. the show's creator wants to find a new way to portray san francisco. season one starts on sunday. we've seen our fair share of trash talking when it comes to teen rivalry, but this is a new one. >> the bay bridge is engaged in a twitter war. yes, you heard it right. it's been trading online jabs with the 520 bridge in washington state. so, with the 520 inquiring sarcastically about a niners super bowl win and the bay bridge's response, how can seahawks tell a real victory from a caffeine induced hallucination? >> been on the 520, so has paul, it's a mess. city with kpix5 for all your
niners coverage. dennis and i are heading to seattle this week. a special 49ers preview friday night at 7:00. >> i heard of burning bridges. that's trash talking. that takes the cake. >> they tweet, apparently. 520 route. >> go figure. sharks road trip started on the home ice. who calls out jim harbaugh today? it wasn't another coach or player. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
throwing hay makers in d. c. sharks mike brown and aaron, sharks up 1-0 until the great alex ovechkin. leading 33rd goal of the year. this one went to a shootout where patrick marlowe scored the game winner off the post. sharks win, beating the caps 2- 1. jim harbaugh's every day wardrobe was called out on the radio. the khaki pants and black niner sweatshirts became a hot issue. then not to his defense, but the pile on. i will not take the blame for his outfit. >> it's not your fault he wears plead khakis? >> i asked him, please, pleats are gone. it's not just any store, you have to find them at a wal- mart. i threw them out and he found a wal-mart and they were $8. $8. >> wow. >> $8 wal-mart.
>> big spender. >> he needs a belt, maybe that's why. >> we'll see you at 11:00 on kpix5. ,,,, good. good answer. check it out. learning's fun now. yeah, back in our day, we didn't have u-verse high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's. all i learned was a new definition of fear. i need some pudding. yeah, there's one left.